Going purely by total number of investments as well as $-value of investments, Sequoia Capital India tops the VC list.
In total, Sequoia has made 53 investments in India, followed by Ventureast and then Intel Capital.
As far as total $-value of investments is concerned, Sequoia again leads the race ($504mn so far, followed by Intel Capital ($131) and NVP ($156.6) (Source: Outlook Business).
|Sequoia Capital India||7||12||13||18||3||53|
|Helion Venture Partners||0||4||8||8||2||22|
|Nexus India Capital||0||1||4||9||2||16|
|NEA IndoUS Ventures||0||0||5||9||0||14|
|IDG India Ventures||0||0||6||5||0||11|
|Norwest Venture Partners||1||3||1||2||3||10|
|Inventus Capital Partners||–||–||–||–||3||3|
Few days back, Red Herring conducted a survey based on several parameters (exits/returns/liquidity) and Nexus India Capital was voted the top VC firm in India.
Disclaimer- To a startup, ‘Top VC/Best VC’ surely doesn’t mean much. This article is reflection of investments made by VC firms in India.
[Hat tip: Subbu.]